Postpartum Depression and Self-Help Books: Medicalizing Misery and Motherhood

Motherhood is an ideal that is ostensibly valued and rewarded in American culture. It is no wonder, then, that a disease which threatens a woman’s ability to adequately fulfill her motherly duties receives a great deal of attention. My study aims to explore how ideas about postpartum depression (PPD...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McMillen, Kirstin Michelle
Format: Others
Published: Digital Archive @ GSU 2009
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